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 6. Stirling S. 14-12 
 7. Willetton T. 13-13 
 8. Rockingham F. 12-14 
 9. Cockburn C. 11-15 
 10. Kalamunda E.S. 10-16 
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Points Per Game
 Bryce COTTON
  Wildcats
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 19.8
 1. Cotton, Wildcats19.8 
 2. Randle, Kings19.8 
 3. Conger, Hawks19.7 
 4. Clarke, Hawks18.1 
 5. Ware, United16.7 
 6. Prather, United16.7 
 7. Johnson, 36ers16.3 
 8. Buford, Bullets16.2 
 9. Sosa, Breakers15.8 
 10. Trice, Bullets15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Josh BOONE
  United
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. Boone, United9.1 
 2. Buford, Bullets8.1 
 3. Johnson, 36ers6.9 
 4. McCarron, Taipans6.8 
 5. Childress, 36ers6.6 
 6. Vukona, Breakers6.2 
 7. Prather, United6.0 
 8. Creek, 36ers6.0 
 9. Tokoto, Wildcats6.0 
 10. Walker, Wildcats5.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jerome RANDLE
  Kings
  (175-PG-87)
  Avg: 5.2
 1. Randle, Kings5.2 
 2. Trice, Bullets5.1 
 3. Ware, United4.4 
 4. Shorter, 36ers4.0 
 5. Sosa, Breakers3.8 
 6. Gibson, Bullets3.5 
 7. Newbill, Breakers3.3 
 8. Martin, Wildcats3.3 
 9. Cadee, Kings3.2 
 10. Newley, Kings3.1 
Steals Per Game
 JP TOKOTO
  Wildcats
  (198-F-93)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Tokoto, Wildcats1.6 
 2. Martin, Wildcats1.5 
 3. Prather, United1.4 
 4. Martin, Hawks1.4 
 5. Gliddon, Taipans1.4 
 6. Trice, Bullets1.3 
 7. Kay, Hawks1.3 
 8. Newbill, Breakers1.3 
 9. Creek, 36ers1.2 
 10. Cotton, Wildcats1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Thomas ABERCROMBIE
  Break.
  (198-F-87)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Abercrombie, Break.1.4 
 2. Ogilvy, Hawks1.3 
 3. Buford, Bullets1.2 
 4. Wesley, United1.1 
 5. Pledger, Breakers1.0 
 6. Humphries, Kings1.0 
 7. Johnson, Hawks0.8 
 8. Jervis, Bullets0.8 
 9. Boone, United0.8 
 10. Cooke-Jr, Wildcats0.7 

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NBL Round 17: Adelaide 36ers defeat Perth Wildcats in the game between Top 4 teams - Feb 4, 2018


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An interesting game for Adelaide 36ers (16-10) which hosted in Findon second-ranked Perth Wildcats (15-10). Third ranked Adelaide 36ers managed to get a 12-point victory 94-82. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Perth Wildcats. It was a key game for the second position in the league. Adelaide 36ers dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Perth Wildcats' 40. 27 personal fouls committed by Perth Wildcats helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. International swingman Mitch Creek (195-92) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds. The former international power forward Daniel Johnson (210-88, college: Pepperdine) contributed with 18 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. The former international center Angus Brandt (208-89, college: Oregon St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 13 rebounds for Perth Wildcats. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Adelaide 36ers moved-up to second place. Defending champion Perth Wildcats dropped to the fourth position with ten games lost. Adelaide 36ers are looking forward to face Illawarra Hawks (#5) in Gwynneville in the next round. Perth Wildcats will play at home against Cairns Taipans and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Perth Wildcats (15-10) which hosted in Perth 3rd placed Adelaide 36ers (16-10). Second ranked Perth Wildcats had an easy win 111-90. American guard Bryce Cotton (185-92, college: Providence, agency: Pensack Sports) stepped up and scored 25 points and 4 assists for the winners and Jesse Wagstaff chipped in 25 points. International guard Nathan Sobey (190-90, college: Wyoming) responded with 18 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Despite that victory Perth Wildcats went down to fourth position due to points difference. Adelaide 36ers at the other side dropped to the second place with ten games lost. Perth Wildcats will play against Cairns Taipans (#6) at home in the next round. Adelaide 36ers will play against Illawarra Hawks (#5) in Gwynneville and hope to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked Kings managed to get a eighth victory on Saturday night. This time they won against sixth-ranked Cairns Taipans 93-86. Jerome Randle nailed 24 points and 5 assists for the winning side. Alexander Loughton came up with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) for Cairns Taipans in the defeat. Kings maintains eighth place with 8-17 record. Cairns Taipans lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 16 games lost. Kings will meet at home higher ranked Bullets (#7) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Cairns Taipans will play against Perth Wildcats and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
NBL top team - United (17-7) added another victory to their record. This time they beat seventh ranked Bullets (8-16) in Melbourne 69-61. The best player for the winners was Josh Boone who had a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. United have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain first place with 17-7 record. Bullets at the other side keep the seventh position with 16 games lost. United's next round opponent will be New Zealand Breakers (#3) in Auckland, which may be the game of the day. Bullets will play on the road against Kings (#8) in Sydney and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Gwynneville was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked New Zealand Breakers (15-9) played at the court of 5th ranked Illawarra Hawks (10-14). New Zealand Breakers managed to secure a 4-point victory 77-73 on Friday. DJ Newbill orchestrated the victory by scoring 11 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. New Zealand Breakers moved-up to third place. Loser Illawarra Hawks keep the fifth position with 14 games lost. New Zealand Breakers will face league's leader United in Melbourne in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Illawarra Hawks will play at home against the league's second-placed Adelaide 36ers (#2) and hope to win that game.

In the last game of round 17 Hawks were beaten by Breakers on the road 88-84.
The most impressive performance of 17th round was 17 points and 5 assists by Shea Ili of Breakers.

36ers - Wildcats 94-82

An interesting game for Adelaide 36ers (16-10) which hosted in Findon second-ranked Perth Wildcats (15-10). Third ranked Adelaide 36ers managed to get a 12-point victory 94-82. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Perth Wildcats. It was a key game for the second position in the league. Adelaide 36ers dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Perth Wildcats' 40. 27 personal fouls committed by Perth Wildcats helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. International swingman Mitch Creek (195-92) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds. The former international power forward Daniel Johnson (210-88, college: Pepperdine) contributed with 18 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Four Adelaide 36ers players scored in double figures. The former international center Angus Brandt (208-89, college: Oregon St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 13 rebounds and American guard Bryce Cotton (185-92, college: Providence, agency: Pensack Sports) added 14 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Perth Wildcats. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Adelaide 36ers moved-up to second place. Defending champion Perth Wildcats dropped to the fourth position with ten games lost. Adelaide 36ers are looking forward to face Illawarra Hawks (#5) in Gwynneville in the next round. Perth Wildcats will play at home against Cairns Taipans and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Wildcats: B.Cotton 14+5reb+5ast, L.Walker 13+2reb, A.Brandt 12+13reb+1ast, C.Steindl 10+3reb+1ast, J.Kenny 9+4reb+5ast, J.Tokoto 9+6reb+2ast
36ers: M.Creek 21+10reb+1ast, D.Johnson 18+9reb+4ast, N.Sobey 17+7reb+1ast, J.Childress 14+9reb+2ast, R.Moore 9+5reb+6ast, S.Shorter 6+7reb+2ast
gschID: 549929


Breakers - Hawks 88-84

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fourth ranked New Zealand Breakers' (15-9) home victory over 5th ranked Illawarra Hawks (10-14) in Auckland 88-84 on Sunday. New Zealand Breakers made 18-of-19 free shots (94.7 percent) during the game. New Zealand Breakers had a 26-14 advantage in offensive rebounds. New Zealand guard Shea Ili (184-92) orchestrated the victory by scoring 17 points and 5 assists (was perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line !!!). American guard DJ Newbill (193-92, college: Penn St.) contributed with 20 points for the winners. Four New Zealand Breakers players scored in double figures. American point guard Rotnei Clarke (183-89, college: Butler) answered with 22 points and international power forward Nick Kay (206-92, college: Metro St.) added 9 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Illawarra Hawks. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. New Zealand Breakers moved-up to third place. Loser Illawarra Hawks keep the fifth position with 14 games lost. New Zealand Breakers will face league's leader United in Melbourne in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Illawarra Hawks will play at home against the league's second-placed Adelaide 36ers (#2) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Hawks: R.Clarke 22+1reb+2ast, M.Norton 14+1reb, A.James Ogilvy 11+6reb+3ast, N.Kay 9+7reb+4ast, T.Coenraad 6+1reb+1ast, C.Ellis 6+1ast
Breakers: D.Newbill 20+2reb+1ast, T.Abercrombie 17+4reb, S.Ili 17+4reb+5ast, E.Sosa 13+1reb+6ast, R.Loe 7+5reb+1ast, A.Pledger 6+6reb
gschID: 549930


Taipans - Kings 86-93

Bottom-ranked Kings managed to get a eighth victory on Saturday night. This time they won against sixth-ranked Cairns Taipans 93-86. American-Ukrainian point guard Jerome Randle (175-87, college: California) nailed 24 points and 5 assists for the winning side and the former international guard Kevin Lisch (188-86, college: St.Louis) accounted for 16 points. The former international power forward Alexander Loughton (206-83, college: ODU) came up with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) and international guard Mitchell McCarron (191-92, college: Metro St.) added 14 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for Cairns Taipans in the defeat. Five Cairns Taipans players scored in double figures. Kings maintains eighth place with 8-17 record. Cairns Taipans lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 16 games lost. Kings will meet at home higher ranked Bullets (#7) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Cairns Taipans will play against Perth Wildcats and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Taipans: A.Loughton 19+6reb+5ast, J.Weeks 18+1reb+1ast, M.McCarron 14+5reb+5ast, C.Gliddon 13+5reb+2ast, D.Heuir 10+2reb, J.Evans 5+5reb+1ast
Kings: J.Randle 24+4reb+5ast, K.Lisch 16+2reb+3ast, J.Cadee 14+2reb+3ast, T.Blanchfield 10+3reb+1ast, I.Humphries 9+2reb, B.Newley 8+6reb+3ast
gschID: 549927


United - Bullets 69-61

NBL top team - United (17-7) added another victory to their record. This time they beat seventh ranked Bullets (8-16) in Melbourne 69-61. United made 16-of-21 charity shots (76.2 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American power forward Josh Boone (208-84, college: Connecticut) who had a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds. American-Fijian forward Tai Wesley (201-86, college: Utah St.) chipped in 14 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Four United players scored in double figures. The former international power forward Daniel Kickert (208-83, college: St.Mary's, CA) produced 17 points and American swingman Perrin Buford (198-94, college: Middle Tenn.St., agency: 3Eye) added 5 points and 9 rebounds respectively for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. United have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain first place with 17-7 record. Bullets at the other side keep the seventh position with 16 games lost. United's next round opponent will be New Zealand Breakers (#3) in Auckland, which may be the game of the day. Bullets will play on the road against Kings (#8) in Sydney and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Bullets: D.Kickert 17+3reb, S.Holt 11+4reb+2ast, A.Gibson 8+4reb+2ast, R.Te Rangi 7+5reb+1ast, P.Buford 5+9reb+3ast, T.Jervis 4+5reb+1ast
United: C.Ware 17+3ast, J.Boone 15+12reb+2ast, T.Wesley 14+8reb+5ast, C.Goulding 11+1reb+1ast, K.Adnam 5+1reb, P.Hooley 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 549928


Wildcats - 36ers 111-90

An interesting game for Perth Wildcats (15-10) which hosted in Perth 3rd placed Adelaide 36ers (16-10). Second ranked Perth Wildcats had an easy win 111-90. Perth Wildcats made 16-of-21 charity shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Adelaide 36ers were plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. American guard Bryce Cotton (185-92, college: Providence, agency: Pensack Sports) stepped up and scored 25 points and 4 assists for the winners and the former international forward Jesse Wagstaff (203-86, college: Metro St.) chipped in 25 points. Five Perth Wildcats players scored in double figures. International guard Nathan Sobey (190-90, college: Wyoming) responded with 18 points and international swingman Mitch Creek (195-92) scored 16 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Despite that victory Perth Wildcats went down to fourth position due to points difference. Adelaide 36ers at the other side dropped to the second place with ten games lost. Perth Wildcats will play against Cairns Taipans (#6) at home in the next round. Adelaide 36ers will play against Illawarra Hawks (#5) in Gwynneville and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
36ers: N.Sobey 18+4reb+2ast, M.Creek 16+4reb+2ast, R.Moore 14+1reb+1ast, J.Childress 12+2reb+1ast, S.Shorter 9+5reb+2ast, D.Johnson 9+5reb+2ast
Wildcats: J.Wagstaff 25+2reb+1ast, B.Cotton 25+4reb+4ast, A.Brandt 11+2reb+2ast, J.Kenny 10+3reb+4ast, J.Tokoto 10+10reb+5ast, D.Martin 10+2reb+4ast
gschID: 549926


Hawks - Breakers 73-77

The game in Gwynneville was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked New Zealand Breakers (15-9) played at the court of 5th ranked Illawarra Hawks (10-14). New Zealand Breakers managed to secure a 4-point victory 77-73 on Friday. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when New Zealand Breakers made 7 blocks. American guard DJ Newbill (193-92, college: Penn St.) orchestrated the victory by scoring 11 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Dominican-American point guard Edgar Sosa (190-88, college: Louisville) contributed with 12 points, 5 assists and 4 steals for the winners. Four New Zealand Breakers players scored in double figures. American forward Demitrius Conger (196-90, college: St.Bonaventure) answered with 24 points and 7 rebounds and international power forward Nick Kay (206-92, college: Metro St.) added 17 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) in the effort for Illawarra Hawks. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. New Zealand Breakers moved-up to third place. Loser Illawarra Hawks keep the fifth position with 14 games lost. New Zealand Breakers will face league's leader United in Melbourne in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Illawarra Hawks will play at home against the league's second-placed Adelaide 36ers (#2) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Hawks: D.Conger 24+7reb+3ast, N.Kay 17+6reb+2ast, R.Clarke 15+1reb, A.James Ogilvy 5+3reb+1ast, M.Norton 4+2reb+1ast, R.Martin 4+3reb+2ast
Breakers: E.Sosa 12+2reb+5ast, R.Loe 11+3reb+2ast, D.Newbill 11+8reb+5ast, K.Penney 10+5reb+1ast, S.Ili 9+4reb+2ast, A.Pledger 8+5reb
gschID: 549925


  




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